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The Modern CFO: Versatility is Key

Sujit Vaidya shares his journey and the lessons learnt along the way
Today’s CFO has a multi-faceted role and is expected to be a performance leader, a steward of control, a catalyst of change, an operator of efficiency and a strategist of growth.

Think Tank

Alpha Women and Societal Changes of Our Time

Kaveree Bamzai, Independent journalist and former Editor of India Today
In recent decades, male-female relationships have shifted dramatically, both in the workplace and at home. At a recent India CEO Forum webinar, Kaveree Bamzai, an independent journalist

Data Protection and Privacy: Imperatives for CFOs

Arun Prabhu, Partner, General Corporate Practice, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The impending enactment of a new data protection law in India promises to fundamentally change the operating regime for businesses in this market. Borrowing from the General Data Protection Guidelines (GDPR) of Europe

FX and Currency Markets

Sridhar Narayan, Managing Director and Head of Global Markets, HSBC India
After giving up more than 7% since the start of the year and falling to a record low of 76.4/USD in April, the Indian rupee appears to have stabilised in the mid-70s. Enabling this are a shrinking trade

Inspiring Change: Going Beyond the Call of Duty

Arun Bothra, decorated IPS officer, Chairman and MD of Orissa State Road Transportation and MD of Capital Region Urban Transport
With the coronavirus pandemic bringing the world to a halt, job losses, poverty, medical emergencies and the struggle to afford even

Leadership In The New World Order

Pramod Bhasin, Chairman, Clix Capital
The GST has remained a topic of debate and, in many cases, trauma compounded by frequent changes in tax rates, confusing and sometimes conflicting rules on input credit and the continuing threat of anti-profiteering action by the authorities.

Navigating Distress and Preparing for Growth

Anil Parashar, President and CEO, Interglobe Technology Quotient
While all industries have been impacted by falling demand, reduced purchasing power and supply-chain disruptions, the travel-hospitality-tourism trinity has borne the full brunt of the coronavirus pandemic. Accounting

Politics, Policy and Reforms: India after the Lockdown

Raj Kamal Jha, Editor in Chief, Indian Express
We are in the midst of a changing world order. It is not bullets and bombs but a tiny, deadly virus that is driving change. Notwithstanding the burden of its high population density, India has fared relatively well in mitigating the impact of an unprecedented health and economic crisis.